Mrs. Deborah Barnes Duke, age 52 died at the Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. She was a native Hertford County however was raised in Lasker. She was a medical technologist working at Roanoke Chowan Hospital for some twenty years. She enjoyed knitting, reading and working in the yard.
Preceding her in death is her father, Wallace Wayne Barnes.
Surviving are her daughters, Melissa Beasley Askew and her husband Brad of Wake Forest, NC and Amanda White of Greenville, NC, her mother, Janie Barnes of Lasker, NC one brother, Jeffrey Barnes and his wife Lisa of Lasker, NC. Also surviving is her dog, Shasta.